Toronto Maple Leafs at Philadelphia Flyers NHL Picks & Predictions 12/12/2017
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Toronto Maple Leafs travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Maple Leafs at -135 and the Flyers at +122.
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Toronto has a record of 20-10-1 this season and on the road they have a record of 10-5-1. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 106 goals and given up 88 goals for a point differential of +18. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-11-0 and an over/under record of 15-13-0. Philadelphia has a record of 11-11-7 including 4-6-4 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 83 goals and surrendered 86 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 11-18-0 while their over/under record is 15-13-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 20-11-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 15-13-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 11-18-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 15-13-0 against the over/under this season
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/11/17 C Auston Matthews Upper Body is "?" Tuesday vs Philadelphia
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal IR (10/03)
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/06/17 D Brandon Manning Upper Body IR (12/06)
12/06/17 GO Michal Neuvirth Lower Body IR (12/06)
11/20/17 D Radko Gudas Suspension 10-game suspension (eligible to return 12/14 vs Buffalo)
11/06/17 RW Colin McDonald Lower Body IR (10/03)
10/15/17 GO Anthony Stolarz Knee IR (10/03)
Frederik Andersen has 17 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has 896 shots against him and he's given up 70 goals. He's made 826 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Auston Matthews has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 13 goals this year with 80 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 18.6 minutes played per game. Nazem Kadri averages 16.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 13 goals on 78 shots. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 23 points on the season.
Claude Giroux has scored 32 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 12 goals this season with 54 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 20.2 minutes played per game. Brian Elliott has 9 wins and 6 losses this year in goal for the Flyers. He has 683 shots against him and he's surrendered 60 goals. He's made 623 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Jakub Voracek averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 7 goals on 108 shots. He has 30 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have allowed 99 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% this year. That is 14th in the NHL. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 11.17% for the season. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is ranked 7th in the league. The Maple Leafs has 41 total points this season, ranking 4th in the NHL in offense. They are 2nd in the league with 106 goals while they've given up 88 goals, which is 17th overall. They have had 89 power play opportunities and scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 6th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Flyers are 22nd with 83 goals scored while they are 21st in the NHL with 86 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.00%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 14th place in the league. The Flyers have a total of 29 points this year, which is 24th in the NHL. They have 19 power play goals on 99 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That ranks their power play unit 17th. They've allowed 101 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, which is 25th overall.
Toronto has a Corsi percentage of 49% as they've tried 1,836 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,912 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 23rd in Corsi percentage. They are 24th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.6% as they have 1,337 shots while they've given up 1,471 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 47.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.6% for the year. That puts them 28th and 4th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,007 face-off wins as opposed to 948 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.5%. That is 7th overall in the NHL. On defense Toronto has 676 hits and they've blocked 441 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 12th in the league.
The Flyers are 18th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.5% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.5% for the season, which is 11th in the NHL. They have 933 face-off wins compared to 843 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.5%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 581 hits and they have blocked 439 shots from the opposition, which is 14th in the league. Philadelphia is 22nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4% as they've attempted 1,671 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,712 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.4% ranks 22nd as they have 1,245 attempts while they have given up 1,273 shots on the defensive end.
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